NAC Enhanced Antioxidant Formula x 90 Tablets
- Vegetarian product
NAC enhanced antioxidant formula provides amino acids, nucleic acid and lipoic acid which together provide antioxidant activity and support glutathione production.
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) is a premier antioxidant, antitoxin, and immune support nutrient. NAC is a derivative of the amino acid L-cysteine, and is a dietary precursor to reduced glutathione. Glutathione, cysteine, and NAC are sulphydryl (-SH) substances, which play crucial roles in the body’s natural antioxidant defences.
Antioxidant activity is important to homeostasis and to normal metabolism. NAC has superior bioavailability compared to glutathione and cysteine. As potent antioxidant free radical scavengers, the natural sulphydryl (-SH) substances can readily donate electrons, which makes them able to combine with, and thereby neutralise, a great variety of potentially toxic, reactive substances.
These -SH substances can also help protect against radiation damage, which is largely mediated by free radical formation. They are important physiological antitoxins, and are valuable for optimal immune function.
Lipoic Acid, a potent antioxidant and a critical cofactor for many enzyme complexes. Lipoic acid has exhibiting the capability to quench free radicals.
In the body Lipoic acid functions as both a coenzyme, and a necessary component for normal mitochondrial function. Lipoic acid has activity in both fat and water-soluble tissues.
WHY SUPPLEMENT NAC ENHANCED ANTIOXIDANT?
As a precursor to glutathione (GSH), NAC is an excellent biochemical resource for aiding detoxification of environmental toxins (xenobiotics). It may contribute by supporting the mercury, lead and cadmium clearance from the body, NAC may help to buffer these heavy metals.
Reduced glutathione has long been recognised to play an essential role in immune function, especially via its antioxidant/reducing properties.
GSH may contribute to lower mucus viscosity, so that the lungs may be cleared more easily.
GSH levels in the various organs can decline with age, and NAC may contribute to the amelioration of GSH deficiencies related to aging.
Oral supplementation with glutathione appears not to be the best means for repleting the body’s glutathione levels, since it is largely broken down by intestinal enzymes and comparatively little is absorbed intact. NAC, on the other hand, appears to be an excellent dietary starting substance for building up reduced glutathione.
Suggested use: As a dietary supplement, 1 tablet two times daily, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Directions for use
As a food supplement, 1 tablet daily.
|Betaine Anhydrous||300 mg||†|
|Ribonucleic Acid||120 mg||†|
|Alpha-Lipoic Acid||100 mg||†|
† NRV not established
Ingredients: Betaine Anhydrous, Calcium Carbonate, N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine, Ribonucleic Acid, Stearic Acid (E470), Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Microcrystalline Cellulose (E460i), Silicon Dioxide (E551), Croscarmellose Sodium (E468), Magnesium Stearate (E470b), Ethyl Vanillin (Vanilla planifolia).
This information is for education purposes only. Patients should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making decisions about therapies and/or health conditions.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet.